St. Louis, MO - Despite a formerly flooded field and the current death of their Major League Soccer aspirations, fans of St. Louis FC decided to show up to their home game anyway as they packed the field to watch their local soccer team take on the Union's USL affiliate.
"I don't know, there's just something about live soccer that connects with you because of a local connection," stated St. Louis FC fan Lamont Epps. "Although, no one seems to know entirely why we keep showing up if it isn't the best. Maybe that's because the, "best soccer," isn't entirely relevant in a country where we have 36 leagues that are all worse than Liga MX."
Sociologist Norman Hughes of the University of Miami, St Louis Annex: Institute Of Useless Things stated, "No one knows why these fans still show up, but they do. Its almost like they actually care about the team regardless of which league they are playing in. Studies show that this is not the case in the United States, but we will continue to monitor this situation. Perhaps they are in a cult."
When asked about this cult accusation, an anonymous St. Louis FC fan stated, "well.... yeah."
The Nutmeg News will have more on this as St. Louis FC fans continue to attend games.